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  1. aggrandize

    • IPA[əˈɡrandʌɪz]

    英式

    • v.
      increase the power, status, or wealth of;enhance the reputation of (someone) beyond what is justified by the facts
    • verb: aggrandize, 3rd person present: aggrandizes, gerund or present participle: aggrandizing, past tense: aggrandized, past participle: aggrandized

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. increase the power, status, or wealth of an action intended to aggrandize the Frankish dynasty
    • enhance the reputation of (someone) beyond what is justified by the facts he hoped to aggrandize himself by dying a hero's death
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    • IPA[əˈɡranˌdīz]

    美式

    • v.
      increase the power, status, or wealth of: an action intended to aggrandize the Frankish dynasty

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